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Famous Quotes

Match the following quotes with the people you think said them, and put them
into indirect speech. Then discuss with your partner whether you agree with
the quotes.

a. Honor de Balzac b. Bible (Saint Paul)


c. Buddha d. Winston Churchill
e. Albert Einstein f. Mahatma Ghandi
g. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe h. Friedrich Nietzsche
i. Mohammad j. Nelson Mandela

1. When a man sits with a pretty girl for an hour, it seems like a minute. But let
him sit on a hot stove for a minute-and it's longer than any hour. That's
relativity.
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2. Those that fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it.
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3. All greatness in the world came about because someone did more than he
had to do.
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4. What we think, we become.
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5. I do not want my house to be walled in on all sides and my windows to be
stuffed. I want the cultures of all the lands to be blown about my house as
freely as possible. But I refuse to be blown off my feet by any.
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6. Your god is dead and only the ignorant weep. And if you claim there is a hell,
then we shall meet there
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7. It is easier to be a lover than a husband for the simple reason that it is more
difficult to be witty every day than to produce the occasional bon mot
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8. Let there be work, bread, water and salt for all.
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9. God enjoins you to treat women well, for they are your mothers, daughters,
aunts
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10. Be not righteous overmuch
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Famous Quotes (KEY)

1) e
2) d
3) g
4) c
5) f
6) h
7) a
8) j
9) i
10) b